Soldiers of the Wisconsin National Guard’s B. Company, 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry Regiment, conduct an air assault May 29, 2019, at Udairi Range near Camp Buehring, Kuwait. The infantrymen are completing final training events in preparation for their deployment to Afghanistan. Aviation support was provided by the Kentucky National Guard’s B. Company, 2nd (Assault Helicopter) Battalion, 147th Aviation Regiment. Air assault is the movement of ground forces by vertical lift aircraft to infiltrate, seize and hold key terrain, often behind enemy lines. The assault helicopter battalion is deployed to the Middle East to provide U.S. Army aviation capabilities to Task Force Spartan, which exists to increase military readiness and capacity, to maintain regional stability and expand regional partnerships.
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